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  • And they're off...

    Thursday, 06 August 2015.

    Less than 24 hours after arriving in Hungerford, the convoy of vehicles and caravans which occupied the common yesterday lunchtime was once more on the move. Quick thinking and decisive action by the...

    Common assault

    Wednesday, 05 August 2015.

    Motorists driving through Hungerford at lunchtime on Wednesday were surprised to see a convoy of travellers take up residence on the Common. So far about 17 caravans have parked on the East......

    Beeb back in Hungerford

    Thursday, 16 July 2015.

    The Beeb were in town again last Thursday this time broadcasting during the BBC Radio Berkshire Breakfast show. Susanne Courtney was the roaming reporter of the morning “People are so friendly her...

    Well, I Never Did! It’s Norman Wisdom!

    Wednesday, 18 February 2015.

    Local window cleaner Adam Winslet nearly fell off his ladder when he saw who he thought was Norman Wisdom walking through Hungerford. ...

    Picture perfect!

    Tuesday, 28 October 2014.

    Those brilliant photographers of Hungerford Camera Club continue to delight us with their award winning compositions. We are happy to publish the following, a highly commended shot called Peony’...

    Hungerford Camera Club exhibition – success in pictures

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

    Micky Thompson’s prizewinning photo ‘A Golden Pear’ With nearly 300 photographs from 28 club members, this year’s 27th annual exhibition from Hungerford Camera Club attracted over 300 visitor...

    Tour of Britain cyclists race through Hungerford

    Monday, 15 September 2014.

    The 205 km stage six of the 2014 Tour of Britain raced through Hungerford on its way from Bath to Hemel Hempstead – and Hungerford came out in crowds to cheer the cyclists on their high-speed way. T...

    Charity race raises a quacking £1800-00

    Friday, 29 August 2014.

    There were 48 of them, all trained and toned to racing perfection and they came to Hungerford to race for fame and glory. They left victorious after raising over £1800 for charity. Yes, the ra...

    Hungerford - blooming beautiful!

    Friday, 01 August 2014.

    Resplendent in red, that's Hungerford High Street looking picture perfect with its fabulous floral decoration in a colour chosen to commemorate WW1...

    Soaked but successful

    Wednesday, 09 July 2014.

    Through the worst weather a British summer can offer, the intrepid cyclists of Team Inkpen peddled through the puddles for 400km to Blackpool to raise essential funds for our Community First Responders...
    We march to remember… Hungerford’s remembrance parade
    This Sunday the 11th of November the people of Hungerford will commemorate the heroic servicemen and women who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom.

    Our top picks for the best in European Christmas travel
    This year you can really experience the delicacies and delights of Christmas custom from traditions across the continent with some of Fare Wise Travel’s hand-picked Christmas escapes!

    May your days be Holly and Bright
    Yes, there is no escaping it. Christmas is just around the corner and our attention will soon turn to decking our halls and garnishing our doors with beautiful seasonal delights.

    Taking you further with eBikes
    Electric bikes are revolutionising cycling, acting as a leveller and making the sport more accessible to people of all abilities, stages and ages.

    No ordinary school run… in the MINI Cooper 5 Door Hatch
    Raising children is a constant merry-go-round of getting people to the right places at the right time with all the required paraphernalia: school bag, check, lunch box, check, homework, check.

    A frightful week of Half term fun at Cobbs
    This half term Cobbs Farm Shop and Play Barn are offering a little bit extra with non-stop entertainment for all the family.

    Viva las Donnington Grove
    Set your soul on fire next month with an evening of entertainment from the King himself featuring authentic tribute band Elvis in Trouble who offer the ultimate Las Vegas experience.

    The Fairy Godmother of travel
    As Fare Wise Travel celebrate 25 years in business, we meet with MD Veronica Bailey to find out the secret behind their success.

    Free collection for your bike service
    Keeping your bike roadworthy has to be a priority throughout the year, so after a fantastic summer season, Banjo Cycles of Newbury are offering a free pickup service for bike maintenance in Hungerford area this September.

    A warm welcome this winter
    This winter transform your home with the natural warmth and comfort of a real log burner.

    A cruise for me, free for you!
    Fancy experiencing a cruise and bringing your loved one for free?

    A brand new local jobs board
    Hungerford TOWNSITE™ is well established as a conduit for local people featuring news, events, attractions and special offers and NOW we've added a LOCAL JOBS BOARD to our already successful mix. This comprehensive section aims to connect with local job hunters in a friendly and more engaging way

    Getting to know you… Cobbs, much more than a farm shop
    As you walk into Cobbs newly refurbished and extended café, it’s easy to see why this business is thriving.

    #2 laid back honeymoon ideas 2018
    Pick an idyllic spot in the Mediterranean, combine it with panoramic coastal walks, snorkeling and beautiful turquoise waters to make it a perfect honeymoon!

    Luxury honeymoon on a budget
    Are you getting married over the Christmas period in 2018? Fare Wise Travel are offering an exclusive 7-night winter beach-chillout honeymoon with an all-inclusive luxury package.

    18 idyllic championship holes
    Once considered the preserve of retired bank managers, the game of golf has been re-branded for a new generation and not only now has mass appeal, but in certain quarters is even considered quite groovy

    Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere.

    Compared to many towns, Hungerford High Street is in good shape. It is better now than it has been for years...

    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience.

    Next time you visit Littlecote House keep a wary eye out for ghosts. That black dog you see on the stairs may not be all it seems!

    Enjoy your visit and don't foget to let us know how it went